Tollcross railway station

Tollcross station was a railway station in the east end of Glasgow, Scotland. It was opened by the Caledonian Railway as Tollcross on 1 February 1897.[1]

Tollcross
LocationTollcross, Glasgow
Scotland
Coordinates55°50′26″N 4°10′28″W / 55.840656°N 4.174414°W / 55.840656; -4.174414Coordinates: 55°50′26″N 4°10′28″W / 55.840656°N 4.174414°W / 55.840656; -4.174414
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGlasgow Central Railway
Pre-groupingCaledonian Railway
Key dates
1 February 1897Opened as Tollcross
5 October 1964Closed

Located next to the settlements of Braidfauld and Auchenshuggle between the London Road and Tollcross Road arterial routes, it was closed to passengers on 5 October 1964.[1] The lines have also been removed, but the land has not been built upon into the 21st century.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Carmyle
Line closed; station open on other lines
  Glasgow Central Railway
Caledonian Railway
  Parkhead Stadium
Line and Station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995)

SourcesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • The Railway Clearing House (1970) [1904]. The Railway Clearing House Handbook of Railway Stations 1904 (1970 D&C Reprint ed.). Newton Abbot: David & Charles Reprints. ISBN 0-7153-5120-6.

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